ERIC Number: EJ631268
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Digital Library Selection: Maximum Access, Not Buying the Best Titles: Libraries Should Become Full-Text Amazon.coms's.
Ferguson, Anthony W.
Journal of Library Administration, v31 n2 p27-38 2000
Discusses new ways of selecting information for digital libraries. Topics include increasing the quantity of information acquired versus item by item selection that is more costly than the value it adds; library-publisher relationships; netLibrary; electronic journals; and the SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) initiative that addresses scholarly communication. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Cost Effectiveness, Electronic Journals, Electronic Libraries, Higher Education, Library Collection Development, Library Material Selection, Publishing Industry, Scholarly Communication
Journal availability: The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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